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  • Top haunted destinations in the U.S.

    In Sunday's paper, we ran a story about ghost tours at the Missouri State Penitentiary. For $25 you can spend two hours touring the old prison, reportedly full of ghosts. But there are supposed haunted places all over the country. According to the...
  • Heightened Ebola screening of travelers from W. African countries to U.S. announced

    Heightened Ebola screening of travelers from W. African countries to U.S. announced
    Tuesday, as part of the Department of Homeland Security’s ongoing response to prevent the spread of Ebola to the United States, it announced travel restrictions in the form of additional screening and protective measures at U.S. ports of entry for...
  • Seniors on the Go: Avoiding airport parking gouges

    Seniors on the Go: Avoiding airport parking gouges
    On a recent three-week trip from my home airport, I chose to stay the night before departure at an airport-area motel. Why? Even though the airport is only 25 minutes from my home, the motel's stay-park-fly package was the best deal. The room rate was $80...
  • Go Away With ... William Shatner

    Go Away With ... William Shatner
    We know William Shatner as Captain James T. Kirk on "Star Trek," as Sgt. Hooker on "T.J. Hooker" and as Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting's money-savvy dad on the Priceline commercials. He has also performed spoken word renditions of songs by Queen and the Kinks. Now,...
  • Global survey of passengers gives glimpse of air travel in 10 years

    Global survey of passengers gives glimpse of air travel in 10 years
    The Airline Passenger Experience Association (APEX), "a network of leading airlines, suppliers and related companies committed to elevating the level of the airline passenger experience," released its latest "global survey of passengers," and the...
  • Top 10 European tourist traps

    Top 10 European tourist traps
    I love Europe, but my responsibility as a travel writer is not to just rave about everything, but to also help overwhelmed travelers sort through the superlatives and smartly allocate their limited vacation time. So here -- in no particular order -- are...
  • Americans losing billions by taking less vacation time: survey

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Americans took the least amount of vacation time in almost four decades last year, forfeiting billions of dollars in compensation without scoring points with their bosses, according to an industry group analysis released on Tuesday....
  • DeLorean franchises take fans Back to the Future with DMC sales

    DeLorean franchises take fans Back to the Future with DMC sales
    One year from today will be Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2015, the date to which Doc Brown flew Marty McFly 30 years into the space-time continuum with the help of their flux-capacitor-powered DeLorean time machine in "Back to the Future." Yet we're still...
  • Give unlimited vacation -- or watch workers jump ship

    Give unlimited vacation -- or watch workers jump ship
    Rejoice, world-weary workers: Unlimited vacation time is yours for the taking -- if your boss is Richard Branson, that is. Among the Virgin tycoon’s latest business ventures is a plan to give his 170-strong team of personal staff total control...
  • Americans back travel ban from Ebola outbreak countries: Reuters/Ipsos poll

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Nearly three-fourths of Americans support a ban on civilian air travel in and out of the West African countries that have experienced an Ebola outbreak, a new Reuters/Ipsos poll shows, suggesting growing pressure on President Barack...
  • Passengers from Ebola-stricken countries to use five U.S. airports

    Passengers from Ebola-stricken countries to use five U.S. airports
    Passengers flying to the U.S. from three Ebola-stricken countries will have to fly into one of five designated American airports for additional screening, including having their temperature taken, Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson...